El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has three massage therapy schools within its city limits. Western Technical College, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 549. It is the 1018th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Massage Therapy students from El Paso schools who go on to become licensed massage therapists, massage therapists, certified massage therapists, licensed massage practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 55,920 people working as massage therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,780.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary.
Of the 3 massage therapy schools in El Paso, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($35,298/yr) for massage therapy students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.